We are pleased to invite you to the next Thematic Conference of the WPA which will be held on 8-11 February 2012 in the Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) in Granada, Spain.
This conference is sponsored by the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) in close collaboration with WONCA and the Spanish Neuropsychiatric Association (AEN), and amongst others, with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the World Association of Social Psychiatry, the Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL) and the Maristan Network.
Mental health service users worldwide deserve the best possible management and interventions to achieve the best possible outcomes. This second Thematic Conference will further strengthen the collaboration between primary and secondary care organizations working in the field of mental health for the benefit of those people affected by mental ill health, including their families and carers. The best possible outcomes can only be achieved through collaboration and working together.
The Scientific Program includes the following topics: Gender and mental health, Migration and mental disorders, Co-morbidity, Eating disorders including obesity, Suicide prevention, Dual pathology and substance misuse, Domestic violence and others representing different fields of Mental Health and Family Medicine.
World renowned experts in the field of psychiatry and mental health have been invited to give Keynote Lectures. In addition, the program will include Regular Symposia, Satellite Symposia, Oral Communications, Workshops and Posters Session.
The deadline for abstracts and symposia submission is 30 June 2011.
The official language will be English. Simultaneous translation into Spanish will be available.
Early registration fee – before 20 November 2011
Regular registration fee – 21 November 2011 to 7 February 2012
Conference Presidency: Pedro Ruiz
Local and International Organizing Committee: Francisco Torres-González
Scientific Committee: Gabriel Ivbijaro
International Advisory Committee: Mario Maj and Norman Sartorius.
Conference Secretariat: FASE 2O
Contact: Andrea Sáenz